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The Empire review: Full marks for ambition, yet familiar clichés abound
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The Empire review: Full marks for ambition, yet familiar clichés abound

The makers of The Empire deserve to be rewarded for the scale and the feel, with the chance to follow up with future seasons. But they desperately need to get their act together in terms of writing and casting.

Watch: Trailer of Vinod Kapri's 1232 KMS, a documentary on migrant exodus during lockdown
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Watch: Trailer of Vinod Kapri's 1232 KMS, a documentary on migrant exodus during lockdown

1232 KMS, the story of seven migrant workers who defied all odds to reach home during the nationwide lockdown, will release on 24 March on Disney+Hotstar

1962: The War in the Hills review — Abhay Deol's war drama is a 'trainwreck of epic proportions'
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1962: The War in the Hills review — Abhay Deol's war drama is a 'trainwreck of epic proportions'

1962: The War In The Hills suffers from a "lack of inventiveness coupled with a sluggish pace"

Vinay Pathak to star in maiden Hotstar Specials movie; Chhappad Phaad Ke to premiere on 18 October
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Vinay Pathak to star in maiden Hotstar Specials movie; Chhappad Phaad Ke to premiere on 18 October

Vinay Pathak says he signed Chhappad Phaad Ke because he related to the very contemporary theme of finding your moral compass in a consumerist world.

The Office India: Mallika Dua roped in for the second season of Hotstar Special, set to release on 15 September
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The Office India: Mallika Dua roped in for the second season of Hotstar Special, set to release on 15 September

Mallika Dua has been announced as a new cast member in season 2 of Hotstar’s The Office remake,

The Office India review: Good performances, apt casting make Hotstar's lazily-written remake watchable
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The Office India review: Good performances, apt casting make Hotstar's lazily-written remake watchable

The Office India is a mixed bag of great performances and casting, but lazy writing that one cannot ignore.

The Office: Cricketer Yuvraj Singh to make special appearance on Hotstar's Hindi remake
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The Office: Cricketer Yuvraj Singh to make special appearance on Hotstar's Hindi remake

Talking about his special appearance in The Office on Hotstar, Yuvraj Singh said he had tried his hand at something "fun and exciting."

The Office: Will Hotstar's Hindi remake match up to the Steve Carell-fronted American version?
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The Office: Will Hotstar's Hindi remake match up to the Steve Carell-fronted American version?

Remaking a show like The Office comes with a set of guarantees, because the source material is so good. But it also comes with many, many expectations.

The Office Hindi trailer: Hotstar's new sitcom adapts Ricky Gervais' original series for an Indian audience
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The Office Hindi trailer: Hotstar's new sitcom adapts Ricky Gervais' original series for an Indian audience

The office's Hindi remake will be helmed by Rohan Sippy (Nautanki Saala!), Debbie Rao (Better Life Foundation, Pushpavalli), and Vivek Bhushan (Bank Chor)

Hostages review: Sudhir Mishra's Hotstar show is a series of improbable, unintentionally comedic events
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Hostages review: Sudhir Mishra's Hotstar show is a series of improbable, unintentionally comedic events

While the original Israeli show was saved from drowning in the absurdities of its script by stellar acting, the Hindi version of Hostages offers no such respite.

Hostages director Sudhir Mishra on adapting Israeli show for Indian audience, and his plans for digital medium
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Hostages director Sudhir Mishra on adapting Israeli show for Indian audience, and his plans for digital medium

Sudhir Mishra claims that his version of Hostages is better as he has shot it better with the aid of better technology.

City Of Dreams review: Nagesh Kukunoor's interminable Hotstar series is riddled with gangster genre cliches
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City Of Dreams review: Nagesh Kukunoor's interminable Hotstar series is riddled with gangster genre cliches

City of Dreams hits its stride only by episode 4 when the battle lines begin to take shape. Like Criminal Justice, it is longer than necessary.

Criminal Justice review: Vikrant Massey, Jackie Shroff, Pankaj Tripathi rescue Hotstar's inconsistent series
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Criminal Justice review: Vikrant Massey, Jackie Shroff, Pankaj Tripathi rescue Hotstar's inconsistent series

Even though Criminal Justice is not a binge-able show (the pace is inconsistent and the cliffhangers foreseeable), you will find yourself thinking about it well after it is over.

Hotstar Specials' first slate to include Indian adaptations of The Office, Criminal Justice, Hostages
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Hotstar Specials' first slate to include Indian adaptations of The Office, Criminal Justice, Hostages

Hotstar Specials has announced four shows, three of which are Indian remakes of popular international series. City of Dreams is an original show that will be helmed by Nagesh Kukunoor

Hotstar Specials: Star India collaborates with Salman Khan, Kabir Khan, among others for new OTT platform
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Hotstar Specials: Star India collaborates with Salman Khan, Kabir Khan, among others for new OTT platform

Hotstar had tapped several filmmakers and actors, including Salman Khan, Kabir Khan and Nagesh Kukunoor for Hotstar Specials